At the recent South African Museum Association (SAMA) National Conference, the Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument (ATM) was honoured with the 2022 Publication Design Award (Category B). The ATM received the prize for their promotional material of the Stargazing Picnic Series 2021-2022, which was designed and written by the institution’s communications officer, Sybrandus Adema.
The ATM and he also received honourable mentions for the following categories: Category A publications for ‘Plants for Parking Lot’, Category B for the ‘Full Moon Picnic 2021-2022’ as well as Category C for the institution’s website. In 2017, the ATM also won a SAMA award for publication design (an information booklet) and in 2019 for the best poster design.
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